Katherine Gross is the Director of The Charlotte Foundation, a family foundation that provides high-performing nonprofits with strategic advice along with funding. She also works to improve the efficacy of Boston area philanthropy by serving on the Boards of the Social Innovation Forum and EdVestors. Ms. Gross began her career as a commercial banker working with small businesses in inner city communities. Subsequently she managed an investment fund focused on fostering business growth in low-income communities. Ms. Gross holds an MBA from Yale School of Management and a BA from Stanford University.